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Friday, 15 November 2019 19:14

Studio 3 owner: 'I wanted to be unique'

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ROCKINGHAM — About halfway through opening day of Studio 3 on Wednesday, owner Keri Cook said she was impressed with the number of people stopping in the shop to check things out.

She even made a few sales.

RALEIGH — The state House has passed a new congressional map, giving Democrats a better chance to pick up U.S. House seats in 2020, based on recent voting history.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s financial woes may be over, but its headaches live on.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections invites members of the public to comment on the proposed text of a permanent administrative rule pertaining to the issuance of free voter photo ID cards by county boards of elections.

RALEIGH — The online driver license services available on the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles website will be moving into the myNCDMV section of the site, effective the morning of Sunday, Nov. 17. Drivers will now be able to renew their licenses through the application where vehicle owners now go to renew their registration and pay their property tax online.

HAMLET — City Councilman Eddie Martin got a surprise at Tuesday night’s meeting when he was honored with a scholarship in his name.

RALEIGH — In recognition of the service and sacrifice by members of the armed forces, the North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 20 percent discount on tree seedling orders placed by active or retired military personnel during the month of November. This discount applies to the first $500 of all new orders, up to a $100 discount.

ALBEMARLE — The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $64.8 million contract to widen a 7-mile stretch of N.C. 24/27 between N.C. 740 (Spaulding Street) in Albemarle and east of the Pee Dee River.

ROCKINGHAM — Place of Grace Campus will be filling the community with the love of Christ this Christmas as shoe boxes full of goodies will be distributed to local children. 

RALEIGH — Road construction will begin to ramp up again early next year, but contractors say they will suffer in the meantime.

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